The Red Sox have another promising prospect making his big league debut this season.
Pitcher Tanner Houck will make his first MLB start when he takes the mound for the Red Sox against the Marlins on Tuesday.
The 24-year-old is ranked as the 10th-best prospect in the Red Sox’ minor league system by SoxProspects.com. and MLB.com. Both sites have the right-hander ranked as the fifth-best pitcher in the Red Sox pipeline behind Bryan Mata, Noah Song, Jay Gromme and Thad Ward.
Here are four things to know about Houck:
Houck has been drafted twice
When the Red Sox selected Houck with the 24th pick in the 2017 MLB Draft, it wasn’t the first time he was selected.